Navigating the News
JOUR 050, Sec. 1; 3 credit units
Monday & Wednesday, 10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
Introduction to different forms of news media we consume to become informed
and engaged citizens, and how media shape our world. Development of skills to
critically evaluate the credibility of news sources, distinguish between real
and fake news, and examine contemporary news events and news media coverage in
cultural, historical, environmental, and spatial contexts. This class is for
students who aspire to be informed citizens and want to understand how media
shape the world around them. Students will learn how different kinds of media
work to make them better and smarter news consumers.
For More Information
Please contact Prof. Craig, either by phone at 924-3287,
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